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* {{Bowdlerize}}: the motive behind the killing in the source novel is homophobia. This was changed to anti-semitism for the film due to UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode outlawing any mention of homosexuality in films at the time.

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* {{Bowdlerize}}: the The motive behind the killing in the source novel is homophobia. This was changed to anti-semitism for the film due to UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode outlawing any mention of homosexuality in films at the time.


* {{Bowlderize}}: the motive behind the killing in the source novel is homophobia. This was changed to anti-semitism for the film due to UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode outlawing any mention of homosexuality in films at the time.

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* {{Bowlderize}}: {{Bowdlerize}}: the motive behind the killing in the source novel is homophobia. This was changed to anti-semitism for the film due to UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode outlawing any mention of homosexuality in films at the time.

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* {{Bowlderize}}: the motive behind the killing in the source novel is homophobia. This was changed to anti-semitism for the film due to UsefulNotes/TheHaysCode outlawing any mention of homosexuality in films at the time.


''Crossfire'' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.

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''Crossfire'' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.
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* BMovie: Shot in 20 days for $500,000. TheOtherWiki calls it the first B-Movie to be nominated for Best Picture.

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* BMovie: Shot in 20 days for $500,000. TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki calls it the first B-Movie to be nominated for Best Picture.

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* SatelliteCharacter: Montgomery is the bad guy and Finlay is the detective. Keeley--has almost nothing to do, really. Mitchum's character could have been cut out of the movie without making big changes to the story.


* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: It's implied that Ginny (Gloria Grahame) is a prostitute, but all she does in the movie is encourage men to drink at the nightclub where she works.

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* GettingCrapPastTheRadar: It's implied that Ginny (Gloria Grahame) (Creator/GloriaGrahame) is a prostitute, but all she does in the movie is encourage men to drink at the nightclub where she works.


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'''''Crossfire''''' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.

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'''''Crossfire''''' ''Crossfire'' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.


''Crossfire'' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.

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''Crossfire'' '''''Crossfire''''' is a 1947 FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.


* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Montgomery really really really hates Jews. This is all the motive he needed to kill Samuels.

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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Montgomery really really really ''really'' hates Jews. This is all the motive he needed to kill Samuels.


''Crossfire'' is a 1947 film directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.

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''Crossfire'' is a 1947 film FilmNoir directed by Edward Dmytryk, starring three men named Robert: Robert Young, Creator/RobertMitchum, and Robert Ryan.



* StrangerInAFamiliarLand: Another main theme. Samuels commiserates with Mitchell about how hard it is to go back to ordinary civilian life after having spent years fighting in the war. Mitchell himself is feeling alienated from his old career as an artist and is very nervous about seeing his wife again.

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* StrangerInAFamiliarLand: Another main theme. Samuels commiserates with Mitchell about how hard it is to go back to ordinary civilian life after having spent years fighting in the war. Mitchell himself is feeling alienated from his old career as an artist and is very nervous about seeing his wife again.again.
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* BMovie: Shot in 20 days for $500,000. TheOtherWiki calls it the first B-Movie to be nominated for Best Picture.

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* AnAesop: Anti-Semitism? Bigotry? They're bad.

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